Akros is a cutting edge organization that establishes data-driven and technologically appropriate systems to improve the health, social and well-being of disadvantaged communities. We pride ourselves in our ground-level knowledge of the service delivery systems where we work, and our ability to provide novel, lasting solutions implemented in developing regions.
General Responsibilities
The Akros Surveillance Officer will assist in the planning, coordination, development and oversight of assigned districts in supporting the establishment and implementation processes of the Education Management Information System (EMIS) within the province. The holder of this position will work closely with stakeholders from the donor organization, key actors within provincial and central channels, District Education Boards, School teachers, Parents Teachers Associations (PTA), other stakeholders involved with education, and Akros senior anagement to facilitate program objectives and optimize resource flow.
The ideal candidate might be called on to work across multiple programmatic areas to support implementation of all Akros programs in his/her assigned districts. The candidate will be able to manage various programmatic deadlines, identify best practices and leverage implementation efforts across multiple programs to successfully manage his/her districts.
Specific Responsibilities
  1. Conduct the necessary project trainings for selected staff at the provincial and district levels including schools and communities within the project target areas.
  2. Distribute the project hardware and regularly ensure their functionality and provide necessary support to the teachers, head teachers, community leaders and other key stakeholders to ensure that data is collected as is required.
  3. Provide feedback on data collected, conduct quality checks and report any problems experienced to the project team leaders to ensure that appropriate actions are taken.
  4. Develop collaborative working relationships with key stakeholders at district, zonal and school levels.
  5. Coordinate programmatic trainings and supervision efforts within assigned districts.
  6. Monitor program progress through the information management system (IMS), and liaise with the DEBs to encourage reporting, feedback and monitoring of volunteers and technocrats.
  7. Proactively schedule meetings with the Deputy Program Manager/ Program Manager to assess EMIS project implementation status.
  8. Assist with indicator development, research framework and impact assessments as necessary.
  9. On a routine basis, assess whether project activities are sufficient to achieve proposed outcomes; develop and validate alternate strategies if not.
  10. Participate in program-related advocacy events as necessary.
  11. Proactively meet with key stakeholders at district and provincial level to strengthen program implementation.
  12. Manage all Akros-supported programs in assigned districts to ensure delivery schedules are successfully met.
  13. Leverage implementations across the various programs to identify best practices and mitigate challenges.
Location and Term
This position is based in Lusaka, Zambia, and will begin on or about August 1st 2017 for a period of one year. This position requires about 75% travel within Zambia.
Application Instructions
Applications are due no later than 30th June 2017. Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis and are encouraged to apply early. To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV with references to careers@akros.com with “Application: EMIS Surveillance Officer” as the email’s subject line.

Recruitment at Mulungushi University , Deadline 14 July 2017

In the quest to meet national and global human resource needs in a Responsible, Accountable, Relevant, and Ethical (RARE) way, Mulungushi University has set itself on a firm expansion trajectory. The University is thus inviting qualified and sufficiently motivated individuals to apply for the following position:-
The prestigious BOZ-MU PROFESSORIAL CHAIR FOR BANKING AND FINANCEis anchored in the School of Business Studies. The Chair is funded by the Bank of Zambia (BOZ) primarily to enhance teaching, research, training and development and consultancy work relevant to the interest of Bank of Zambia and the banking and financial sector at large. The University therefore invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the position of The Bank of Zambia Chair in Banking and Finance.
The BOZ-MU Chair for Banking and Finance is responsible for:-
Formulating, developing and implementing annual operational plan, which will provide forward looking policies on academic, financial and administrative activities of the Chair in line with the university’s strategic plan.
1.1 Undertaking and promoting research in Banking and other Finance related areas.
1.2 Curriculum development and implementation.  This includes developing and designing training and/or other educational programmes in the discipline of Banking and Finance.
1.3 Create partnerships and cooperation’s with local, regional and international organizations in research, training and consultancy in the area of Banking and Finance.
1.4 Hosting and facilitating local and international Banking and Finance conferences and workshops.
1.5 Developing short training courses in Banking and Finance.
1.6 Participate in teaching of Banking and Finance related courses of the University.Fostering high value linkages with all stakeholders, fundraising and maximizing the resources available through innovative management and leadership.
Qualifications and Personal Attributes:-
The University seeks an individual with the following credentials:-
(a) Bachelor’s Degree with Merit or its equivalent in field of specialization and Doctorate Degree in area of Banking and Finance.
(b) A minimum academic rank of Senior Lecturer.
(c) Applicants at the level of Associate and Full Professor will be preferred.
(d) At least nine (9) years of full time teaching/lecturing experience at University level. Applicants at the Associate Professor (Full Professor) level should have at least Ten (10) years of full time teaching/lecturing experience at University level respectively.
(e) Personal and professional integrity and a distinguished track record of successful senior management experience in higher education and/or a relevant Professional field.
(f) Appointment at the level of Senior Lecturer requires an outstanding record of academic leadership and personal achievement in both teaching and research with a minimum of ten (10) publications of which at least four (4 should be) refereed publications and be senior author of a minimum of two (2) refereed publications.
(g) Appointment at the level of Associate Professor requires an outstanding record of academic leadership and personal achievement in both teaching and research with a minimum of 15 (fifteen) publications with eight (8) refereed publications and be senior or single author of a minimum of four (4) refereed publications.
(h) Appointment at the level of Full Professor requires an outstanding record of academic leadership and personal achievement in both teaching and research with a cumulative publication record of twenty five (25) publications, seven (7) of which must have been published since attaining the rank of Associate Professor. At least twelve (12) of the cumulative publications must be refereed scholarly publications and be senior or single author of a minimum of six (6) refereed publications.
(i) Demonstrated service to the profession
(j) Demonstrated evidence of public service
(k) Self-motivation, strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
(l) Experience in Banking and Finance.
Have emotional stability and ability to balance the requirements of different stakeholders of the University
Email: msusiku@mu.ac.zmfor clarifications only. All applications should be sent in hard copy form to the address below:-
The Registrar
Mulungushi University
P O Box 80415
Tel. 0215-228004
Closing Date:  Closing date for receipt of applications shall be 14th July, 2017.
1.1 Full Grade 12 certificate with five credits or better
1.2 An earned Bachelor’s degree in Banking or Finance with at least a Credit or equivalent
1.3 A Master of Science in Banking and Finance or
1.4 Masters in Banking or Masters in Finance
1.5 At least 3 years working experience in the financial setup
1.6 Demonstrated ability to conduct research and publications
1.7 Computer literacy
1.8 Teaching experience is an added advantage
1.9  Only candidates with the above qualifications should apply and those who applied earlier should not apply.
1.1 Full Grade 12 certificate with five credits or better
1.2 An earned Bachelor’s degree in Geography with Education with at least a Merit or equivalent
1.3 Minimum of Master’s Degree in Geography and/or
1.4 Master of Science in Geography Education or Master of Education (MED Geography) or a Postgraduate Degree in Pedagogy
1.5 Demonstrated ability to conduct research and publications
1.6 Ability to conduct short courses and provide consultancy services
1.7 Computer literacy
1.8 Teaching experience is an added advantage
Email: msusiku@mu.ac.zm for clarifications only. All applications should be sent in hard copy form to the address below:-
The Registrar
Mulungushi University
P O Box 80415
Tel. 0215-228004
Closing Date: Closing date for receipt of applications shall be 14th July, 2017.

Southern African Power Pool Jobs


Qualifications- Accounting degree or professional diploma in accounting qualifications e.g. CIS/ACCA and CIMA, must be computer literate, a passport valid for travel to SADC countries, 3 years working experience


Qualifications- degree in electrical engineering or equivalent, SADC national, power systems modelling experience, must be computer literate, A passport valid for travel to SADC countries, 3 years working experience

The Coordination Manager, Southern African Power Pool, 24 Golden Stairs road, PO Box EH52 Emerald Hill Harare Zimbabwe
Email info@sapp.co.zw

Deadline 29 June 2017-06-08

INTERNATIONAL JOBS FOR ZAMBIANS - Deadline 4th September 2017

Are you a qualified finance professional with a proven professional track record, good working knowledge of investment committees and experience at board level?
Are you well-versed with managing the assets of pension funds or similar long-term institutional investors?
Add a new dimension to your expertise: contribute your skills and knowledge as an external professional expert of the CERN Pension Fund and join the CERN Pension Fund Investment Committee.
Full details on the position and how to apply: cern.ch/ExpertPFIC
Deadline 4th September.
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